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To: Innovative

Dandong Port Group?

Isn’t Dandong just across the Yalu River from North Korea?

29 posted on 09/21/2017 10:47:28 PM PDT by piasa
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Isn't Dandong China where a bunch of the wounded were taken after a lot of people including Chinese nationals were wounded in the huge Ryongchon station railway explosion in N. Korea back in 2004? The explosion that took place just after the Nork leader had visited China and passed through the station was so severe that Chinese nationals who were wounded in the blast were sent to Dandong because the Nork's own medical system was overwhelmed and the Norks were afraid that if a bunch of Chinese were poorly treated it would jeopardize relations?

In an article about the explosion it said Ryongchon station used to be a somewhat sleepy spot through which agricultural products were shipped ... but in recent years it had become a busy place through which a lot of materials like mining products and industrial materials from China pass. As a military hub there'd be military materials as well.

That item mentioning ag products reminds me of Wang, Terry McAuliffe's pal and his ag company Dandong Port group and the guy's appearance at the 2012 DNC convention. If he's a big ag products guy in Dandong, then he most likely has dealings with N Korea and knows Ryongchong station well. If he's involved in a NJ construction company his interests back in China and NK would probably relate to that too, not just agriculture.

N. Korea: More Info on the N. Korean Explosion Site(is a major military supply node) KBS1 Radio(AM) ^ | 04/23/04 | N/A Posted on ? TigerLikesRooster

More Info on N. Korean Explosion Site(A recent defector's take)

KBS1 Radio around 1pm in S. Korean time interviewed a recent N. Korean defector(refugee) from Shinuiju, located 10 miles north of Ryongchon, where the massive blast was believed to have killed or wounded 3,000 people yesterday. He says:

(1) A lot of cargos are hauled in Ryongchon these days. Other established site like Yongju station does not have enough capacity to handle them all the time. Freight cars which cannot find their parking space are often parked in Ryongchon. Significant part of supplies destined for N. Korea from China went through Ryongchon station. Ryongchon station used to mostly handle agricultural products. However, lately, products from China, raw materials from Dukchon mines, and other industrial products are handled there. Its capacity grew steadily and it now rivals Yongju as a major transportation hub.

(2) There are military installations around Ryongchon. For example, N. Korean navy gets many of its supplies via Ryongchon station. Dasado Repair Center for tordedo boats and other naval bases are among them. There are also missile base(s) nearby.

(3) Trains arrive infrequently in N. Korea. As a result, around the train arrival/departure time, a large crowd is formed at the station to wait for trains. He suspects that a majority of casualties are from the train stration, not from neighboring apartment housing complex.

(4) Kim Jong-il reportedly passed the Ryongchon station some 9 hours earlier. However, this is a speculation based on the estimated speed of Kim's train. You won't be certain this is true, though.?

Just wondering if the Clintons and McAuliffe are interested in Wang for his Chinese connections or possible Nork ones?

30 posted on 09/21/2017 11:50:02 PM PDT by piasa
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